Lake Tahoe

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Man Convicted In 1989 Murder Of Modesto Real Estate Agent Dies

A Nevada inmate serving two life sentences in the 1989 killing of a California real estate agent has died in prison.

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LAKEHEAD, CA - AUGUST 31:  Dry cracked earth is visible on the banks of Shasta Lake at Bailey Cove August 31, 2014 in Lakehead, California.  As the severe drought in California continues for a third straight year, water levels in the State's lakes and reservoirs is reaching historic lows. Shasta Lake is currently near 30 percent of its total capacity, the lowest it has been since 1977.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Drought Expected To Continue Into Next Year Across West, Forecasts Show

Federal forecasters say severe drought or worse will continue into next year across much of the West, including parts of western Utah, most of Nevada and practically all of California.

09/21/2014

King Fire suspect in court

California Reinstates Tougher Arson Penalties As King Fire Rages

The El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office says the tougher penalties will not apply to Wayne Allen Huntsman even if he is convicted. That’s because the King Fire burning west of Lake Tahoe started before the bill became law.

09/19/2014

A brown bear. (Credit: ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Tahoe Woman Attacked By Bear May Face Feeding Charges

A Lake Tahoe woman who was attacked by a black bear in her backyard could become the first person in the area charged with illegally feeding the wild animals.

08/24/2014

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Tesla Building I-80 Sierra Supercharger Station

Tesla Motors is building a supercharger station in the Sierra north of Lake Tahoe where drivers of their electric cars can recharge along U.S. Interstate 80 between Sacramento and Reno, Nevada.

08/23/2014

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State, Federal Officials Sign Proclamation Supporting Fuel-Reduction Efforts Near Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is a crown jewel of the western landscape but is being challenged by drought, invasive species, the threat of catastrophic wildfire and climate change.

08/19/2014

burned bear recovering

Bear Cub Badly Burned In Wildfire Recovering

A black-bear cub burned in a devastating Washington state wildfire is making a slow recovery at a California wildlife center.

08/16/2014

Tahoe Queen aground

300 Rescued From Tahoe Queen After It Hits Sand Bar In South Lake Tahoe

Passengers shared their stories with CBS13’s Steve Large about their voyage on the Tahoe Queen and how they were stuck on board four hours.

08/04/2014

burned bear recovering

Lake Tahoe Nonprofit Treating Bear Cub Badly Burned In Washington State Fire

Cinder suffered painful burns to her paws, stomach and head. Fish and wildlife officials in Washington knew the Lake Tahoe nonprofit could rehab the cub, but needed a way to get here.

08/04/2014

Lake Tahoe

Tahoe Keys Marina In Hot Water After Plowing Over State Land For Parking Lot

Victoria Ortiz with the California Tahoe Conservancy that owns the land says the marina went ahead with its plans without a permit and against their word, even knocking down the fence around it.

07/30/2014

CAMP PENDLETON, CA - MAY 16:  The Las Pulgas Fire lights the night on May 16, 2014 at Camp Pendleton, California. The fire is one of three large wildfires on Camp Pendleton that have scorched more than 22,000 acres. Firefighters have been battling 11 wildfires in San Diego County this week, including the fires on the Marine base.   (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

AP Exclusive: Wildfire Citations Applied Unevenly

Gary Bennett spent much of the last three decades preparing his property in Napa County for the day when a wildfire would sweep over the hill, including clearing brush and grass around his three-bedroom home in a scenic canyon 85 miles north of San Francisco.

07/19/2014

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Temperatures Cooler But Muggy On Tuesday

Sacramento residents woke up Tuesday morning to muggy air. That’s the monsoonal moisture moving through the area, which is unusual this time of year. It’s expected to continue for the next couple of days.

07/15/2014

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